Discover Weymouth's rich heritage

In 2021 Weymouth celebrated its 450th birthday, 450 years since the borough’s of Melcombe Regis and Weymouth were joined to form the Weymouth we know and love today.  Over the years, Weymouth has been involved in some key moments in history, from the Black Death to the D Day Landings, this small town has a big history.  To learn more about Weymouth’s past, you can follow the Heritage Trail through the town – discovering the paving slabs that have been installed to commemorate key historical locations.  Keep your eyes peeled for the famous cannonball lodged in the side of a wall!